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Low Lying Placenta
Random chance: The embryo implants on the uterine lining, and at that location the placenta starts to grow. Usually, it is on a portion of the uterus that will stretch and thin during pregnancy, and is nowhere near the internal cervical opening. However, sometimes the embryo implants very near the internal cervical opening, resulting in a low-lying placenta or even a placenta covering the opening, req. C-sec. ...Read more
Yes: No problem unless you insert an object deep into vaginal vault. ...Read more
Is a low-lying placenta at 19 weeks something to be concerned about? I work out every day, should I stop?
Follow advice of OB: A low-lying placenta will almost always move completely out of the way by delivery time. As long as it's not "marginal", we usually wouldn't have a woman restrict her activity. But it's best to follow the specific advice of your OB about this. They are the ones who know you and your situation best and are responsible for assuring the health of you and your baby. ...Read more
What is anterior low lying placenta means in usg scan?4th running for me.is it any problem my baby growth.please suggest.
Low-lying placenta: A low-lying placenta is when the placenta has implanted near the cervix but not over it as in a placenta previa. We treat the low-lying placenta with pelvic rest and decreased activities like no heavy lifting or strenuous exercise. They generally resolve on their own. They have no effect on the growth of the baby. ...Read more
Hi,14th week running for me.Today i went to scan.They mentioned - anterior low lying placenta.is it problem to my unbron baby.please sugges?
Placental location: An anterior low lying placenta is a possible cause of bleeding if running at this stage of pregnancy. It is unlikely to cause a serious problem for your baby, however. Usually the low lying placenta will be located higher up as the uterus grows, and will not be a problem for delivery. Another sonogram in a month may show it to be in a more normal position. ...Read more
Sure: No penetration, no harm.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am 20 weeks and found out I have low lying placenta. Is it ok to travel out of the country in 2 wks?
At 14 wk scan doctr said i hav a low lying placenta.Now at 20wk scan its 3.4cm frn internal os.Is this safe or still low lying?
Had a low lying placenta @12.5weeks . I'm now 18 weeks measuring 21 with suprapubic pain. Could this be related to the placenta?
Possibly not likely : Placenta previous very common in early pregnancy. Overtime the placental typically grows and moves up and out-of-the-way. Unless it completely covers the opening of the cervical opening (os), is unlikely to cause any significant problems. Any bleeding however or significant cramping should cause you to check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had my ultrasound at 17weeks and it says i have anterior low lying placenta grade 1. How can may placenta to normal position??
Wait till 28 weeks: Whether the placenta will obstruct the internal opening of the neck (cervix) of the uterus can best be determined after 28 weeks of gestation. By then, most "low lying" placentas have resolved on their own. In the meantime, caution with intercourse may be prudent to avoid anxiety and stressfrom vaginal bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can someone with a low lying placenta exercise? Due to the condition i've been somewhat sedentary and worry about stamina for labor and delivery. 30w
Exercise: I would do nothing that would put a strain on your abdominal muscles .Strolling or walking would be my max. ...Read more
Marginal previa: A marginal previa or a low lying placenta is usually diagnosed by ultrasound. Early in a pregnancy ultrasound can over diagnose the condition. Risk will depend upon whether you have had any bleeding with the diagnosis. A 28 week ultrasound is usually recommended to better visualize where the placenta actually is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Placenta previa?: Not certain as to the degree to which this is occurring and this should be discussed at length with your obstetrician. It would also be important to know to where you are travelling. Good luck. ...Read more
I was having bleeding since 10 days i m 6 months pregnant I have low lying placenta n today it stopped bleeding. What does it mean?
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